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Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline has been disappointed in the development of UNLV senior WR Devonte Boyd.

"After an incredible freshman season when the bar was set high, Boyd has watched his production fall off every year and has never met expectations," Pauline writes. In that freshman campaign back in 2014, the 6-foot-1, 175-pounder logged a 65-980-4 receiving line. He's put up decreasing reception and yardage marks each of the three following years. Pauline notes that Boyd was viewed as a borderline draftable candidate entering the current season. The evaluating process will be crucial for the wideout if he's to see some Day 3 love.
Nov 21 - 6:32 PM

UNLV junior RB Lexington Thomas ran for 127 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries in a 38-35 victory over New Mexico on Friday.

Thomas has now scored in every game but one this year, and has scored multiple touchdowns in six. He's likely going to finish the year with 1,300 yards rushing, and another multi-touchdown game against Nevada next week will give him 20 on the season. The 5-foot-9, 190-pound junior will likely be the top running back returning in the Mountain West Conference next year.
Nov 18 - 1:00 AM

UNLV redshirt freshman QB Armani Rogers completed 13-of-25 passes for 211 yards and a touchdown and ran for 192 yards and a touchdown in a 38-35 victory over New Mexico on Friday.

Those 193 rushing yards are the most of any quarterback in Rebels history. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound quarterback couldn't do much over the air for most of the game, but he crushed the Lobos with his speed and power, and he threw two gorgeous passes over the final drive with the Rebels trailing by five, including the game-winning touchdown to Kendal Keys. Rogers has things to work out, but there's no denying that he's an upper-echelon talent in the Mountain West Conference. A win over Nevada next week will send them to a bowl game.
Nov 18 - 12:57 AM

UNLV junior QB Johnny Stanton completed 31 of 21 attempts for 325 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the school's 31-21 loss to BYU on Friday.

Stanton added another 31 rushing yards. Stanton only took over as the start three weeks ago, and the last two games were a nice step forward. UNLV has two games left in their season.
Nov 11 - 10:52 AM

UNLV HC Tony Sanchez said "don't be surprised" if redshirt freshman QB Armani Rogers (concussion) plays against BYU on Friday.

Rogers injured his head against Utah State in mid-October and subsequently sat out an October 28th contest versus Fresno State. He returned to play to a minimal degree in Saturday's win over Hawaii, attempting five passes for 37 yards. Johnny Stanton started that contest and would start on Friday if Rogers is limited or can't play. Both quarterbacks could potentially see the field in the game.
Nov 7 - 6:04 PM

UNLV junior WR Brandon Presley caught four passes for 95 yards and scored a touchdown in a 31-23 victory over Hawaii on Saturday.

Presley hasn't been a huge part of the UNLV offense in 2017, but he's been more involved the last two weeks. His touchdown was a 52-yard strike from Rebels quarterback Johnny Stanton to give UNLV a lead at 14-13 in the middle of the second quarter. It's tough to trust anyone in this passing game, but Presley is one of the few wideouts that offers upside in the Rebels' offense.
Nov 5 - 1:53 PM

UNLV junior RB Lexington Thomas rushed for 98 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries in Saturday's 31-23 win over Hawaii.

Thomas (5'9/170) averaged 4.08 YPC with a long run of 24 yards in the victory. His 98 yards rushing on the evening bumped his season total over the 1,000-yard mark. Eight of his nine games this year have seen him surpass 80 yards on the ground.
Nov 4 - 9:54 PM

UNLV junior QB Johnny Stanton is starting Saturday's game against Hawaii.

Stanton draws the start in place of Armani Rogers, who remains sidelined by a concussion. Kurt Palandech will serve as backup against the Warriors on Saturday and would see the field if Stanton struggles in the contest.
Nov 4 - 6:14 PM

UNLV junior RB Lexington Thomas ran for 88 yards on 20 carries with a touchdown in Saturday's 26-16 victory over Fresno State.

It wasn't one of Thomas's best yardage games, but considering the opponent and the fact that UNLV was missing starting QB Armani Rogers, it was one of his best games. The Rebels pounded the rock 44 times in this one, and Thomas was once again the best offensive player on the field for the club. His touchdown was a two-yard blast to give the Rebels a seven-point lead at 23-16 that UNLV never relinquished. Thomas has a date next week with Hawaii in Las Vegas.
Oct 29 - 1:03 AM

UNLV redshirt freshman QB Armani Rogers (concussion) is not dressed in advance of Saturday's game against Fresno State.

With Rogers set to miss the contest, Johnny Stanton will likely receive the starting nod versus the Bulldogs. There is no current timetable for the 6-foot-5, 225-pounder's return to action. He initially suffered the concussion against Utah State last weekend.
Oct 28 - 9:57 PM

UNLV HC Tony Sanchez indicated that junior QB Johnny Stanton will likely start Saturday's game against Fresno State if Armani Rogers can't go.

Rogers (concussion) is doubtful. Stanton and fellow junior Kurt Palandech, who both have starting experience, are duking it out in practice for the right to replace Rogers if he's indeed shelved. Palandech entered Saturday when Rogers went down, but his ineffectiveness (8-for-18 for 48 yards and two picks) has opened the door for Stanton.
Oct 25 - 4:45 PM

UNLV redshirt freshman QB Armani Rogers (concussion) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Fresno State.

"You want to see those (concussion) symptoms completely go down. They’ve decreased every day, but we want to make sure he’s got zeros across the board before we throw him on out there," said HC Tony Sanchez. He indicated that the team should have a more definitive idea as to Rogers' progress on Thursday or Friday. The 6-foot-5, 225-pounder sustained the concussion in Saturday's loss to Utah State. Kurt Palandech or Johnny Stanton would start in Rogers' place if he is not cleared by kickoff.
Oct 24 - 10:05 PM

UNLV redshirt freshman QB Armani Rogers was placed in the concussion protocol following his exit against Utah State on Saturday.

Rogers (6'5/225) exited the game against Utah State with the head injury against the Aggies and was replaced by Kurt Palandech. If the freshman signal-caller is unable to clear, Palanech could make a start on Saturday against Fresno State.
Oct 22 - 1:16 AM

UNLV junior RB Lexington Thomas ran for 161 yards and two scores in a 52-28 loss to Utah State on Saturday.

Thomas (5'9/170) remains the one bright spot in a disappointing year for the Rebels in 2017. The two scores -- from from 14 and 41 yards -- give the talented back a dozen on the season. Unfortunately, Thomas can't throw the ball or play defense for the 2-5 UNLV squad. Expect another hundred yard game next week against Fresno State.
Oct 21 - 9:22 PM

UNLV redshirt freshman QB Armani Rogers completed 12-of-27 passes for 145 yards and an interception and ran for 148 yards and another score in Saturday's 34-30 loss to Air Force.

Rogers (6'5/225), one of the highest-ranked recruits in school history, has flashed all season as a runner, surpassing 50 yards rushing in all but one game. He's a raw piece of clay in the pocket, capable of huge plays and cringe-inducing mistakes. Good or bad, UNLV will live with it in the name of development after they turned the program over to Rogers this summer.
Oct 14 - 5:25 PM


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